World Poetry Day

Today is World Poetry Day and I’ve been reflecting on poetry in my life in varying shapes and forms.


Lord_ByronApparently Lord Byron is in my family tree somewhere – my dad told me about it ages ago, but I don’t remember quite how he fits in. I like to think that gives me some special kind of writerly super-power, but in all honesty, even though I love reading poetry, my attempts at writing it (no matter how much I enjoy the act) are rudimentary at best:

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